ERIC Number: EJ299507
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
The Good News About American Education.
Lapointe, Archie E.
Phi Delta Kappan, v65 n10 p663-67 Jun 1984
Examining recent claims that American schools inadequately prepare students in science and mathematics, the author argues that such claims are exaggerated and misleading and may lead to undesirable tradeoffs in the areas of curriculum, school finance, and social opportunity. (JBM)
Descriptors: Demand Occupations, Education Work Relationship, Educational Change, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Educational Principles, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Projections, Futures (of Society), Mathematics Education, National Surveys, Outcomes of Education, Science Education, Values
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A